When it comes to festivals here in the Lowcountry, it doesn’t get much better than The Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival, or otherwise known as the largest outdoor wine tasting on the East Coast. The weather is forecasted to be sunny and a high of 65 degrees on Saturday…perfect weather to gather around the tasting table with good friends and a plethora of wines to try, over 400 to be exact. We hope to see you at the Grand Wine Tasting on Friday, March 11 or the Public Tasting on Saturday, March 12!!
Friday, March 11, 2011 – Grand Wine Tasting
Location: The Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town Conference Center
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Cost to Attend: $50 per person
Attire: Resort Casual
Description: The event offers an opportunity to learn about, taste and purchase premium wines ($50+ retail) in an intimate setting. Ticket includes premium keepsake tasting glass. After the grand tasting, head over to CQ’s, Harbourside Grill, or Topside Restaurant to enjoy a special wine and food experience.
Saturday, March 12, 2011 – WineFest Public Tasting
Location: Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn Plantation
Time: noon – 4pm
Cost to Attend: $40 per person
Event takes place rain or shine
Description: Come enjoy the largest public outdoor wine tasting event on the East Coast! Admission includes 2011 tasting glass. Event features 400+ wines, entertainment, a live and silent auction, a Waiter’s Race, Bartenders Challenge, and Outdoor Gourmet Pavilion which features cooking demonstrations by local chefs. Food samplings from Island restaurants will be available for additional purchase.